Ever since the Farm Bill received approval in 2014, there has been a rise in Hemp farming in North Carolina. The passage of the bill made it legal for farmers to grow Hemp as part of the state’s Industrial Hemp Pilot Program. The year 2018 saw another significant change with the passage of the Farm Bill 2018 in December. Under this bill, it is now legal to grow Hemp as a viable crop. Consequently, there are now several Hemp farms in North Carolina. These include:
Merry Hill is a certified farm located in Mebane, North Carolina. This family-owned farm has been around since 1754 but only started growing Hemp after the passage of the Farm Bill 2018. At present, they grow three strains of Hemp that are high in CBD content, but low in THC content. Their products include Hemp-infused syrups, CBD balms, Hemp flower tinctures, and Hemp biomass.
The Lazy Gators Hemp Farm is in Kingston, North Carolina. It is a family-run business, and in spite of being relatively new, it has gained prominence as one of the best Hemp farms in North Carolina. At present, this Hemp farm produces several Hemp-based products such as premium-quality Hemp oil, topical skin creams, Hemp-infused gummies, etc. Their natural, full-spectrum Hemp oil is their most popular product and has received praise for its pain-relieving effects.
This Hemp farm was established in 2018. It is situated in Western North Carolina. The farm specializes in the hydroponic cultivation of high-quality CBD Hemp and has received attention for its environmentally safe growing practices. Their growers also possess an extensive amount of knowledge about Hemp farming. As a result, you get to buy a wide array of high-quality products such as CBD oils, CBD tinctures, topical CBD balms, and High-CBD Hemp flowers.
The NC Hemp Farm is in Eastern North Carolina. It is an educational agritourism farm that has an on-site Hemp exhibition as well as a Hemp ‘Farmacy’. Several highly educated and efficient farmers manage it, and it is responsible for producing some of the best Hemp harvests in North Carolina. The farm has been the recipient of multiple glowing reviews from visitors who have praised their staff for being very warm, welcoming, and knowledgeable.
Located in Sanford, North Carolina, the Broadway Hemp Company manages one of the largest Hemp growing operations in the state. The founders have 25 years of experience in greenhouse farming, and this reflects in the quality of their products. At present, they offer High-CBD capsules, CBD liquid extracts, and CBD drops for pets.
With the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, there has been significant growth in Hemp farming in North Carolina. Of course, Hemp’s association with Marijuana can make things difficult for farmers and law enforcement alike. Nevertheless, the industry is attracting all kinds of farmers, and as long as the appropriate measures are taken, we can expect an increase in the number of Hemp farms in North Carolina.
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by Alan Watts
by Alan Watts